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Summer Start

Summer Start is a unique opportunity for you to begin your NC State undergraduate experience early by taking Summer Session II classes prior to the fall semester. Summer Start is open to all new first-year and transfer students, including international students and Spring Connect students.

Participants are able to participate in study break sessions, workshops, weekend excursions, and much more!

Summer Start Prep List

To ensure you have a smooth transition into the Summer Start program, check out the Summer start prep list! As a Summer Start participant, you may be wondering about what you need to do to prepare for the summer and where to find the resources and information related to Summer Start.

Details regarding the Summer Start prep list will be coming soon in Spring 2024!

Important Dates

Program Dates: June 19 – August 1, 2024
Move-In: Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Welcome Program: Wednesday, June 19, 2024 (evening hours)
First-Year Orientation Session: June 20 – 21, 2024
Transfer Orientation Session: June 21, 2024
Summer Classes Begin: Monday, June 24, 2024
Summer Final Exams: July 29 – July 30, 2024
Move-Out: Thursday, August 1, 2024

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